Where Does the Fork Go, Again? How to Set a Table

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You’ve ordered the turkey, you’ve picked your side dishes and your family has finalized their travel plans. The holidays are almost here. If you’re going to spend the hours (and cash) necessary to cook the perfect holiday meal, why not take a few extra minutes to make sure it looks nice on the table, too? Cranberry sauce eaten on your good china with your real silver tastes at least twenty percent better. We promise.

It’s easier than you think to impress your guests with a proper place setting – just follow these simple rules. And remember, no elbows on the table!

View the slideshow above to learn everything you need to know about setting a table.

Need more tips for setting your table? Take a look at How To Set a Trendy Table This Holiday Season and Formal Table Setting Rules and When To Break Them.

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